Program

For the final and detailed program (including faculty and presentation titles) please click here to download it (PDF document). Updated 8 March 2015.

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Tuesday, 17 March 2015

1100 - 1400 Set up and Registration. Poster presenters may mount posters until 15>00 hrs..
1200 - 1300 Lunch
1230 - 1430 Panel for Young Investigators
• Discussion of panelists’ experience with setting up research projects in resource limited settings.
• Setting priorities for research areas in resource limited settings
Meet and Greet
This session is organized by the Young Nephrologists Committee of the ISN
1400 - 1500 Coffee/tea & cookies
1500 - 1510 Welcome and Opening Remarks
1510 - 1530 Key Lecture: AKI- an unacceptable death sentence globally
1530 - 1600 Plenary I: ISN Role and Challenges in Africa and Other Resource Limited communities
1600 - 1815 Session 1: Burden of Disease – Prevalence and Incidence of Renal Disease (ESRD) in selected regions and populations.
1815 - 2030 Poster Discussions
1900 - 2100   Poster viewing & Reception
 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

0800 - 0930 Session II: Unique Issues in African Nephrology
0930 - 0945 Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
0945 - 1145 Session III: The Role of Kidney Foundations in Promoting Kidney Care in Resource Limited Environments (in collaboration with IFKF)
1145 - 1215 Plenary II – Nephrology in Africa - Challenges of Practice in Resource Limited Environment
1215 - 1315 Lunch Break & Poster Viewing
1315 - 1430 Session IV: Free Communications (Selected abstracts for oral presentation and discussion)
1430 - 1600 Session V: Developing Kidney Transplant Programs in Special Populations
1600 - 1615 Coffee Break
1615 - 1730 Session VI: Member Information and Discussion
1730 - 1800   Session VII: Summary of Meeting
• Acknowledgment of Meeting Support
• Award for best Poster
• Special Founder Recognition Award
• Wrap up and adjourn
1900 - 2130 Social event: Dinner and local entertainment
2130 Shuttle Service to Double Tree Hotel (Woodstock), Garden Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard, and SS Cullinan (city center, next to CTICC)